French Open postponed because of coronavirus

Tennis Mar 18, 2020

French Open postponed because of coronavirus

The French Open was postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic, shifting from May to September and juggling the tennis calendar. The French tennis federation said Tuesday it will hold its 15-day clay-court event at Roland Garros in Paris from Sept. 20 ...

Yui Kamiji falls in women's wheelchair final at French Open

Tennis Jun 9, 2019

Yui Kamiji falls in women's wheelchair final at French Open

Japan's Yui Kamiji failed in her attempt to win a third straight French Open women's wheelchair singles title on Saturday, while compatriot Shingo Kunieda prevailed in the men's wheelchair doubles for the first time in three years. Kamiji lost 6-1, 6-0 to Dutch No. 1 ...

Ashleigh Barty, Marketa Vondrousova advance to French Open final

Tennis Jun 7, 2019

Ashleigh Barty, Marketa Vondrousova advance to French Open final

Ashleigh Barty and Marketa Vondrousova set up a Roland Garros final showdown on Friday, shrugging off a sexism row which had seen their semifinals shifted away from the tournament's showpiece court. Barty reached her first final at the majors, coming back from a set and ...

Simona Halep races past Lesia Tsurenko to move into fourth round

Tennis Jun 1, 2019

Simona Halep races past Lesia Tsurenko to move into fourth round

A ruthlessly efficient Simona Halep marched into the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday, dropping just three games against Lesia Tsurenko. Halep, the defending champion from Romania, had been forced to go the distance in the first two rounds. Playing her best match ...

Naomi Osaka stages another great escape at Roland Garros

Tennis May 30, 2019

Naomi Osaka stages another great escape at Roland Garros

Top seed Naomi Osaka staged a second successive Roland Garros great escape on Thursday when she battled back from a set and a break down to defeat Victoria Azarenka 4-6, 7-5, 6-3. World No. 1 Osaka, bidding to add the French Open to her U.S. ...